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  • Leopold?s Shack and Ricketts?s Labby Michael Lannoo

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    Aldo Leopold and Ed Ricketts are giants in the history of environmental awareness. They were born ten years and only about 200 miles apart and died within weeks of each other in 1948. Yet they never met and they didn't read each other's work. This illuminating book reveals the full extent of their profound and parallel influence both on science and... more...

  • Loving this Planetby Helen Caldicott

    The New Press 2012; US$ 17.95

    Lannan Award winner Dr. Helen Caldicott is a co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility and was named One of the Most Influential Women of the 20th Century by the Smithsonian Institute. She is the author of numerous books, including, most recently, Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer. She lives in Australia. more...

  • Making the Good Life Lastby Michael Schuler

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 16.95

    In our materialist culture, the idea of ?the good life??fancy cars, designer clothes, once-in-a-lifetime vacations?leaves even those few who can afford it feeling anxious, empty, and dissatisfied. Michael Schuler deconstructs the assumption that consumption and constant stimulation equal happiness. He shows how, by applying the principles of sustainability... more...

  • Media, Ecology and Conservationby Jon Blewitt; Sir David Attenborough; Harriet Nimmo; John Blewitt

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 17.99

    The second book in The Converging World series, Media, Ecology and Conservation focuses on global connectivity and the role of new digital and traditional media in bringing people together to protect the world's endangered wildlife and conserve fragile and threatened habitats. New media offers opportunities for like-minded individuals, community groups,... more...

  • The Mekong Delta Systemby Fabrice G. Renaud; Claudia Kuenzer

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This unique collection of multidisciplinary contributions by international experts analyzes the characteristics of, and challenges to, the Mekong delta in Vietnam?home to 17m people and facing threats such as rising sea levels, salination and overextraction. more...

  • Methoden einer Soziologie der Praxisby Franka Schäfer; Anna Daniel; Frank Hillebrandt

    transcript 2015; US$ 25.76

    Obwohl der Empirie in praxisanalytischen Forschungszugängen ein zentraler Stellenwert beigemessen wird, ist die Methodendiskussion in der Soziologie der Praxis bisher zu kurz gekommen. Zwar herrscht Konsens darüber, dass mit einer am Begriff der Praxis ausgerichteten Erkenntnisweise eine Hinwendung zu sich vollziehenden Praktiken einhergeht, aber Antworten... more...

  • Mutual Sustainability of Tubewell Farming and Aquifersby Ahmad Saeed Khattak

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This study combines economic cost-benefit analysis and behavioral models of resource use to generate a framework for sustainable groundwater-irrigated agriculture, deploying datasets from arid southern Pakistan to illustrate the dangers of overextraction. more...

  • New Environmentalismby Chris de Freitas; Martin Perry

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book details a case study in New Zealand new environmentalism with a fresh perspective and original analytical framework that distinguish it from extant ?state of the environment? publications that review only selected environmental issues and responses. more...

  • Off the Gridby Phillip Vannini; Jonathan Taggart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Off-grid isn?t a state of mind. It isn?t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Off-grid is the property of a building (generally a home but sometimes even a whole town) that is disconnected from the electricity and the natural gas grid. To live off-grid, therefore, means having to... more...

  • Our Way or the Highwayby Mary Losure

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 51.00

    Construction plans for the reroute of Highway 55 through south Minneapolis sparked an environmental movement that pitted activists against public authorities in one of the most dramatic episodes in the city?s history. Fueled by idealism and anger, a diverse coalition of Native Americans, neighborhood residents, and young anarchists banded together... more...